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  1. If Trees on Van Ness Matter So Much, Good Thing They'll Double With BRTRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | StreetsBlog.org

    After the construction of bus rapid transit , Van Ness Avenue will have more than twice the number of trees it does today. But the SF Chronicle and local broadcast news reporters didn't let that get in the way of blowing a story about tree removal notices completely out of proportion.

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  2. SFPD Revises Deadly Driving Campaign to Target People Walking and BikingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | StreetsBlog.org

    An SFPD Park Station officer hands a warning flyer to a man who rolled through a stop sign on Haight Street, where officers themselves have been spotted doing the same . "I looked," the man said.

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  3. Someone Finally Figured Out How to Fix Parking Forever. Blame CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | StreetsBlog.org

    Car owners in Hayes Valley will not stand by as "their" parking spaces are usurped by safe streets measures and "foreign" car-share "corporations" from places like "Delaware" and "Canada." That's according a couple of bizarre anonymous flyers spotted recently around the neighborhood that appear to take aim at the arrival of on-street car-share parking spaces and plans to make crosswalks safer with daylighting and sidewalk bulb-outs .

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  4. Tomorrow: Support Car Restrictions for a Safer Market, Which Uber OpposesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | StreetsBlog.org

    You can email public comments on the "Safer Market Street" car restrictions to the SFMTA board at [email protected] . The SFMTA Board of Directors is set to vote tomorrow on whether to ban private auto drivers from turning onto mid-Market Street , part of a package of safety improvements and transit upgrades.

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  5. Wiggle Safety Upgrades Delayed Over Turn Bans to Reduce Thru TrafficRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | StreetsBlog.org

    The Wiggle would become safer and calmer with upgrades like a traffic diverter at southbound Scott and Fell streets. But Lower Haight neighbors oppose left-turn bans aimed at attracting cross-town drivers to Divisadero Street.

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  6. SF: SFPD Catches Driver Who Hit Three Bike Commuters on the WiggleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | StreetsBlog.org

    According to an SFPD press release, Lopez has been charged with felony hit and run causing injury, misdemeanor hit and run involving property damage, and driving without a license. Her bail was set at $100,000.

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  7. Taxi Driver Kills High School Senior Seana Canavan at Pine and LarkinRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | StreetsBlog.org

    Seana Canavan, who would have turned 18 today, was killed by a taxi driver at Pine and Larkin Streets Saturday night at 10:28 p.m., the SF Chronicle reported . Canavan was a senior at International High School in Hayes Valley.

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  8. All Meters Now SFpark-Ready - More Demand-Based Parking Pricing to ComeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | StreetsBlog.org

    The SFMTA recently upgraded all of SF's 29,000 parking meters to "smart meters" that are enabled for demand-based price changes throughout the day, a la SFpark . Now, the SFMTA plans to expand its smart pricing program that has curbed car traffic to more existing meters.

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  9. SFPD Finds Owner of Car in Wiggle Hit-and-Run That Injured 3 CyclistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | StreetsBlog.org

    SFPD has located the owner of the Jeep Cherokee that was driven in a hit-and-run crash that injured three bike commuters on the Wiggle late Thursday afternoon, though police don't believe the owner was driving at the time. At around 5:30 p.m., the driver, described by witnesses as a Hispanic woman, plowed through three people on bikes at Scott and Fell after she rear-ended the driver of a Mini Cooper on Fell.

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  10. SF: Mayor Lee's Doctor Prescribes "Balanced Diet" for San Francisco StreetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | StreetsBlog.org

    In her new role, PeA alosa will have an unprecedented amount of authority over SF's streets. As her first order of business, she has vowed to put city streets on a "balanced diet" by devoting at least 50 percent of street space to walking, biking, and transit by 2020.

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  11. Eyes on the Street: The Oak Street Bike Lane Is Now ProtectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | StreetsBlog.org

    At long last, the Oak Street bike lane has physical protection from motor traffic. Long-awaited concrete planters were completed last week.

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  12. Pedestrian Access to South San Francisco Caltrain Station Gets a BoostRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | StreetsBlog.org

    Passengers currently have to access the South San Francisco Caltrain station via the Grand Avenue overpass and walk across the tracks to board trains. Photo: Andrew Boone The South San Francisco Caltrain station is set to get better walking connections to downtown and a more spacious boarding area after the San Mateo County Transportation Authority Board awarded a grant for station reconstruction last Thursday.

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  13. New Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf: "Time to Re-Envision Our Roads"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Streetsblog

    New Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf showed promise as an executive with a smart vision for her city's streets at the annual kick-off party for Young Professionals in Transportation's SF Bay chapter this week. In an interview at the event with Sam Greenspan of the podcast 99% Invisible, Schaaf said "it's time we re-envision how we use roads" and that "we need to create a physical environment that encourages active transportation."

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  14. How SF's Residential Parking Permit Prices Favor Car OwnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | StreetsBlog.org

    The fee is especially favorable compared to the single-day permit rate, which is 40 times higher. That means people who only occasionally need to park a car in their neighborhood pay a lot more per hour than people who take up street space every day for personal car storage.

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